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Fortean Times #370 (Sep 2018)

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  • Release date: 16 Aug 2018
  • Cover price: £4.50
  • Cover: Courtesy National Museums Scotland
  • White Elk: McWhorter Photograph Collection, Washington State University Libraries
  • All header icons throughout the magazine by Capucine Deslouis
  • Digital editions: Official App on Google, Apple --- Zinio (268+) --- Magzter (283+)

Contents

  • 18 The art of an asylum inmate
  • 33 A tussle with Sir Patrick Moore
  • 46 The Tribe of Wannabe: Red Fox and other fake Native Americans
  • 66 A Life in Pictures: The otherwordly photographs of Simon Marsden

Features

34 Edinburgh's Mysterious Miniature Coffins (cover story)
In 1836, a group of young boys discovered a strange cache of "Lilliputian coffins" hidden on a hillside above Edinburgh. Mike Dash asks who put them there - and why?

42 Strange Stories from Southport
Rob Gandy unearths further tales of a Lancashire road ghost, as well as vanishing cars, weird lights, beach phantoms and the sound of invisible footsteps on a deserted street...

46 The Tribe of Wannabe
Many white Americans have made spurious claims of Native American heritage. Paul Willetts looks back as some of the most brazen imposters, from Red Fox and "the Crying Indian" to jazz age con-man Chief White Elk.

Reports

22 Burning Questions - The John Nolan SHC inquest Alan Murdie

56 Building a Fortean Library - The Corliss Sourcebooks The Hierophant's Apprentice

66 Simon Marsden: A Life in Pictures Jason Figgis

Forum

53 Dundry's mediæval mystery stone by Ted Harrison

54 In search of the Salzburg Cube by Ulrich Magin

Strange Days

A digest of the worldwide weird, including: weeping Madonna, two-tone cat, devil coins, dodo murder, and ghostly weddings...

  • 14 Science
  • 16 Archæology
  • 17 Classical Corner
  • 27 Mythconceptions
  • 31 Fairies & Folklore
  • 32 The UFO Files

Regulars

  • 02 Editorial
  • 59 Reviews
  • 73 Letters
  • 78 Reader Info
  • 79 Phenomenomix
  • 80 Strange Deaths



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